August 19, 2014ContiWinterContact TS830P best winter tyre of 2012
This year, the ContiWinterContact TS850 underwent a series of independent tests, alongside a number of prestigious tyre manufacturers, and won a flurry of awards for it’s performance in slippery and icy weather conditions.
These independent tests were conducted by ADAC (the equivalent to the AA), ACE, the European Automobile Club, and Germany’s Neutral Inspection Organisation the GTU. The tyre which was voted the overall winner was the ContiWinterContact TS850.
Why Did the ContiWinterContact TS850 Win So Many Awards?
The ContiWinterContact TS850, has a wealth of cutting edge technical features which lead to this exceptional performance particularly for medium sized cars. This means that the tyre offers drivers even better grip on tricky winter roads, as well as shorter braking distances in the wet, increased mileage and extended tyre life. Continental’s winter tyres have been recognised by top motoring awards in previous years.
The ContiWinterContact TS830P, the winter tyre for performance vehicles, was awarded best winter tyre in the 2012 Auto Express Product Awards. And this is the second year evo magazine has selected ContiWinterContact tyres as the best of the best in the winter tyre market. evo said, “The Continental ContiWinterContact TS850 is responsive, stable and predictable in all scenarios. Winter tyres come no more capable or reassuring that this.” The annual tyre awards highlight exceptional performance, quality, safety, desirability and value. They are regarded within the motoring industry as a stamp of approval offering motorists reliability and confidence when looking for their next winter tyre purchase.